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    My pick of the greatest quotes in history:

    "Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding." - Albert Einstein

    "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

    "That which doesn't kill us makes us stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche

    "Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil." - Plato

    "There never was a good war or a bad peace." - Benjamin Franklin

    "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

    "Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today." - Benjamin Franklin

    "I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." - Albert Einstein

    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." - Carl Sagan

    "We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools." - Martin Luther King Jr.

    "The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure." - Sven Goran Eriksson

    Any other great quotes you'd like to add to this list?

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    “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” Oscar Wilde.
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    "A witty saying proves nothing". Voltaire.

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    "We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon — no alternative. The Egyptians could run to Egypt, the Syrians into Syria. The only place we could run was into the sea, and before we did that we might as well fight." - Golda Meir
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    I like the one in my sig.
    ‘The Great only appear great because we are on our knees: Let Us Rise!’ “ (James Larkin)

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    "Zip Up Your Mickey." -Twink

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    From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend on reading it. Groucho Marx
    "I like a bit of a cavort, I don't send 'em solicitor's letters. I apply a bit of pressure"

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    There's no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.

    Albert Ellis (psychologist)
    At 12 weeks the “clump of cells” toes curl, her mouth makes sucking movements, she has a human face and if you prod the tummy she will move in response

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    We all partied - A clown in the Kildare Street circus circa 2008.
    Coveney's ambition is the be Ireland's next EU Commissar and Ireland will pay a price as he builds his CV to position himself sufficiently loyal to the nEU empire.

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